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A second chance for the best cinema of 2021
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A second chance for the best cinema of 2021

A guide to separating the wheat from the chaff in the cinema released last year, much of which can still be seen on digital platforms, is the purpose of the 2021 Film Yearbook. The year of the recovery ?, prepared by the Professor of Communication at the University of Alicante and audiovisual disseminator Luis López Belda, also author of the books Hollywood provocateur: Movies that (surely) would not be made today (2021) and Dictionary of 20th century Hollywood directors (2018). López Belda has made a screening of some of the main films that were released between December 2020 and November 2021 -a total of 150- to highlight and comment on them among the barrage of premieres that 2021 brought as a result of the ...
A radical change is needed to prevent the ashes from ending up in a faded museum piece |  Ashes 2021-22
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A radical change is needed to prevent the ashes from ending up in a faded museum piece | Ashes 2021-22

meEven with the ashes gone, investigations under way, and his future in the limelight, Joe Root was talking about a good game ahead of Sydney's test. "For us it is a game that we must win," he said. "I know the series cannot be won, but it is a good opportunity." On the Australian side, meanwhile, Steve Smith was urging his team to turn the screw and make it 4-0. "We have finished the series, which is great, and we want to keep winning," he said. "That is important."So far everything routine, although for the sake of transparency it seems fair to point out that the previous quotes were not taken from the current series, but from the corresponding mismatch of January 2018, four years a day ago. Well, they say that one of the best things about Test cricket is its timelessness.And so...
Virginia Giuffre: release of agreement between Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Andrew’s accuser
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Virginia Giuffre: release of agreement between Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Andrew’s accuser

A woman claiming to have been sexually trafficked to Britain's Prince Andrew by Jeffrey Epstein accepted $ 500,000 (442,600 euros) in 2009 to settle her lawsuit against the American millionaire and anyone else "who could have been listed as a potential defendant," according to a court. record open on Monday.The prince's lawyers say the language should prevent Virginia Giuffre from suing Andrew now, even though he was not part of the original settlement.The 2009 private legal settlement resolved Giuffre's allegations that Epstein had hired her as a teenager to be a sex servant at his Palm Beach, Florida property.Andrew was not named in that lawsuit, but Giuffre had alleged in it that Epstein had flown her around the world to have sexual encounters with numerous men, "including royalty, ...
Biden launches $ 1 billion plan to improve competition and prices in meat distribution
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Biden launches $ 1 billion plan to improve competition and prices in meat distribution

President Biden is moving forward with his competitiveness plan announced last July. Foto: Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images The meat and poultry processing sector has become a priority for the president Joe Biden, who this Monday launched a plan with different routes to balance competitiveness and, therefore, have a positive impact on direct consumer prices. “Four large meatpacking companies control 85 percent of the meat market. beef"Acknowledges the Biden Administration. "In the poultry sector, the top four companies control 54 percent of the market." In other industries the situation is no different, such as pork processing, where four processing companies control about 70 percent of the market. "Meat packers and processors b...
NYC Hotel Week: More than 100 hotels in New York offer discounts of 22% during January and February
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NYC Hotel Week: More than 100 hotels in New York offer discounts of 22% during January and February

The Roosevelt Hotel is one of the participants in NYC Hotel Week. Foto: Spencer Platt / Getty Images NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention bureau, today launched the NYC Hotel Week, "The Week of the Hotels", which offers discounts of 22% on room rates standard in more than 110 of the city's best hotels in all five boroughs. NYC Hotel Week will run from January 4 to February 13 and reservations can be made in nycgo.com/hotelweek. Which hotels participate in NYC Hotel Week? Algunos de los hoteles participantes son: The Beekman Hotel; Lotte New York Palace; The Pierre New York; The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue; Opera House Hotel; The Roosevelt Hotel; Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Islan...
The great powers park tensions to commit against nuclear proliferation |  International
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The great powers park tensions to commit against nuclear proliferation | International

Washington and Moscow cross each other day in and day out, also on account of Russia's military presence on the border with Ukraine. The relationship between the United States and China is at its worst since the two countries established full diplomatic ties in 1979. The European Union, while seeking its own position, is also facing the West-East pulse. The misgivings about nuclear rearmament have multiplied. However, in the midst of the escalation of tension with which they dismissed 2021, the great powers put their differences on Monday to send a message of tranquility to the world and commit to prevent the proliferation of atomic weapons.The United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom and France, the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, issued a join...
The alleged victim of Andrés de Inglaterra received 500,000 dollars from Epstein in order not to initiate a judicial process |  Society
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The alleged victim of Andrés de Inglaterra received 500,000 dollars from Epstein in order not to initiate a judicial process | Society

Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre (center), in 2001. In the background, Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's 'Madame'.ShutterstockThe trial of the crimes of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein continues to break secrets. This Monday, the confidentiality agreement that the alleged victim Virginia Giuffre reached in 2009 with the millionaire pedophile, who died in his cell in August 2019, was made public. The woman received $ 500,000 for not carrying out a process in court. Giuffre claims to have been forced by Epstein and his girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, recently convicted of child sex trafficking, to have sex with Prince Andrew of England when she was 17 years old. The alleged victim, despite the agreement, continues with her lawsuit against the third son of Elizabeth II.Giuffre, who is 38 ...
The ‘aerosol effect’ can make global warming last longer in time
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The ‘aerosol effect’ can make global warming last longer in time

A new study finds that, in the near future, the warming effect of reducing anthropogenic aerosols it will superimpose the cooling caused by the reduction of CO2. This will lead to a further increase in surface temperature, a delayed onset of temperature reduction, and a slowed cooling rate. This spray effect not only extend the time required to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement, but will also trigger a long-term cooling trend in the North Atlantic subpolar that is different from other regions. ...
The Torrevieja Sports Palace is under construction 15 days after the World Cup
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The Torrevieja Sports Palace is under construction 15 days after the World Cup

The exterior of the Torrevieja Sports Palace is back "upside down" just a couple of weeks after one of the phases of the women's handball world championship ended at its facilities. The facade and the pergola of the main access have been dismantled at the detect deficiencies that were not initially considered in the work carried out in recent months precisely for the fine-tuning of this infrastructure for the celebration of the international sporting event. The City Council has already allocated 5.5 million euros for the works that were carried out between June and December. The mayor, Eduardo Dolón, (PP) explained yesterday to INFORMATION questions that the forecast for the reopening of the Palacio de los D...
The PP of Orihuela extends the beach bars against the criteria of CS
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The PP of Orihuela extends the beach bars against the criteria of CS

The Councilor for Contracting, Sabina Goretti Galindo (PP) resolved "in extremis" at the end of December 31 to extend the service of beach bars, hammocks and nautical beach activities in Orihuela Costa to Chiringuitos del Sol until a new contract is awarded. The decision, signed by the mayor and the general secretary of the plenary session, which had to be adopted before the end of the year, has been adopted by the PP against the criteria of its government partner, Ciudadanos (Cs), which is the training it has competences on the management of Beaches. And it arrived a few hours after the head of the company entered the municipal coffers the debt of its canon for two full annu...